E.L. James

  • 50 Shades of “Sexercise”

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    The trilogy

    Just because it is now 2013 don’t think for one second that the 50 Shades and Mummy-porn hysteria is over. If there’s one thing we know about 50 Shades demographic, Moms, it’s that they will never let anything go. Their inability to move onto new fads the way young people are able to do means that 50 Shades will be around forever and find new ways to permeate through our culture.

    Since the trilogy has already shattered every book sales record, optioned as a three feature films, and parodied by porn what new forms can 50 Shades take on? Well, a New York exercise guru has now developed a sexy workout inspired by the the series. She calls it “50 Shapes of Grey“. Sometimes, I just don’t want to live on this planet any more…

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    January 11, 2013 • Sex News • Views: 457

  • Fifty Shades of Fan Fiction

    la jc the 50 shades effect gabriels inferno la 001 300x226 Fifty Shades of Fan Fiction

    Fan Fiction turns out is a lucrative hobby to have

    Fifty Shades of Grey has been the biggest story in the literary world for months. It all started when E.L. James writing was writing¬†Twilight fan fiction to cope with the sexual frustration that can come with a mid-life crisis. Because of its erotic nature, Fifty Shades got spread around and popular, particularly with women over thirty. E.L. James basically is the only person to succeed in making “Mommy Porn”. That’s porn made for moms, not porn featuring moms.

    The series, which includes Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, has sold thirty-one million copies worldwide. It even broke Harry Potter’s record for fastest selling paperback. Not bad for a story that started as fan fiction and features BDSM. Those are traditionally thought of as niche markets. A movie and a porn-parody are not far off.

    Its success has publishers trying to capitalize by putting out an almost carbon copy of the series. Penguin Publishing’s imprint Berkley Books has picked up series Gabriel’s Inferno. The rumor is that Berkley paid author Sylvain Reynard somewhere in the seven figures for the rights.

    So what’s this all about? Here’s what the book’s website has to say about it:

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    August 2, 2012 • Sex News • Views: 333